Video of my talk on exit polls/wild discrepancies in the “machine-recorded” vote at the First Unitarian Universalist Church last Sunday

        This is the video of a talk including questions and answers about exit polling and the vast discrepancies in 9 Democratic primaries this year.  It speaks to the question of whether each of our votes now counts or can be easily stolen.  It is tied to the question raised by Hiawatha Bray, …

Healing and a Weakness in Obama’s Dallas Eulogy: mass nonviolent versus violent resistance to injustice

       President Obama gave a moving tribute to the 5 police officers who were killed by a soldier in Dallas, making the profound point that they, too, had done decent things, had families.  They protected a march protesting the wanton police murders of Philando Castile and Alton Stirling.  And they did their jobs despite chants …

Robert Kagan, Victoria Nuland, Amanda Sloat, Hillary Clinton and the danger of war over the Ukraine

      Key figures in neocon politics, one – Victoria Nuland – a very prominent State Department person who worked over time on overthrowing the elected government in the Ukraine and produced a crisis with Russia, the other the intellectual leader of the Project for a New American Century, are supporting Hillary Clinton.  Kagan – …

First Unitarian Universalist Church, 11:30AM tomorrow: initial exit polls as the only test for fairness in American elections

Here is the announcement (Clinton now faces the horrific racist Trump, but the inability to check whether elections in America are fair, except by initial exit polls, means that with 30 states with Republican governors and Secretaries of State, the general election, in yet another, completely off limits and corrupt way, in doubt). Community Forum …

First Unitarian Universalist Church, 11:30AM tomorrow: initial exit polls as the only test for fairness in American elections

Here is the announcement (Clinton now faces the horrific racist Trump, but the inability to check whether elections in America are fair, except by initial exit polls, means that with 30 states with Republican governors and Secretaries of State, the general election, in yet another, completely off limits and corrupt way, in doubt). Community Forum …

A debate: Keith Brooke’s essay on what if the British had won – and abolition of bondage – and my response

    Keith is a radical teacher and union/community organizer who is writing a book challenging important reactionary clichés in American history writing.  He takes up the theme of Gerald Horne and others that the American Revolution was simply a pro-slavery revolt.  Since there was a big fight for abolition from below on the American side, …

A debate: Keith Brooke’s essay on what if the British had won – and abolition of bondage – and my response

    Keith is a radical teacher and union/community organizer who is writing a book challenging important reactionary clichés in American history writing.  He takes up the theme of Gerald Horne and others that the American Revolution was simply a pro-slavery revolt.  Since there was a big fight for abolition from below on the American side, …